Bac Ha is known as the white plateau of the Northwest region. It’sone of the mamous tourist destination for tourists every time they have the opportunity to visit Sa Pa. Nature blesses this place with its own identity, imbuing it with majestic wild beauty and cultural significance. Follow the article below to learn about some interesting places. Let’s join Origin Vietnam!
1. Overview of Bac Ha
Bac Ha district is located in the northeast of Lao Cai province, Vietnam. It’s bordering Si Ma Cai district to the north, Bao Yen and Bao Thang districts to the south, Xin Man district to the east, Ha Giang province and Muong Khuong district to the west. The name Bac Ha originates from the Tay language “Pac Ha” meaning “hundred bundles of thatch tree”. If you want to travel to Lao Cai, Bac Ha is an indispensable choice because of its natural scenery and breathtakingly beautiful locations.
2. Bac Ha’s Top 5 Scenic Travel Spots
2.1. Bac Ha flower valley
Bac Ha Flower Valley is famous as a place to grow and display many beautiful flowers from all over the country. There are many flower varieties here from basic to rare, guaranteed to satisfy visitors who like to watch flowers or live virtual lives.
When you travel to Bac Ha flower valley, you will immerse yourself in a colorful space of flowers and enjoy the fresh air of heaven and earth.
2.2. Bac Ha temple
Bac Ha Temple was built in the 19th century and is a place to worship King Vu Van Mat. Located in the center of Bac Ha town, Bac Ha temple is famous for its sacred and ancient beauty and charming mountain scenery. Every year, thousands of visitors gather here to attend the Bac Ha Temple Festival taking place on February 10 (lunar calendar). During the festival, folk games are often held. Such as pushing sticks, playing chess, tug of war,…
2.3. Hoang A Tuong Mansion
Construction of Hoang A Tuong Villa began in 1914 and was completed in 1921. The villa has a combination of Asian and European style, extremely imposing, outstanding with bright yellow paint and extremely beautiful ancient architecture.
2.4. Co Tien Mountain
It is a mountain of poetic beauty, surrounded by a limestone plateau dominating the river, bringing peace to visitors.
Coming to Co Tien Mountain, visitors can not only learn more about the unique traditional culture of the ethnic people but can also admire the wonderful natural scenery.
2.5. Trung Do temple
Trung Do Temple is a national historical relic located in Bac Ha district – Lao Cai. The temple has existed for more than 300 years, not only having great historical and spiritual significance but also the typical cultural beauty of the people here.
Travelling to Trung Do village, you will not only learn about the spiritual beauty at Trung Do temple. But also have the opportunity to discover other cultural and historical knowledge. Such as the village gate, Trung Do ancient citadel, Nang Nien rice tree, Oath stone pillars, stone stele, lotus flowers… All in one at Sapa tour package starting from Lao Cai station.
Above are Origin travel team shares about 5 must-visit destinations when traveling to Bac Ha and Lao Cai. Thank you for following the article. I hope you have wonderful travel experiences in Bac Ha.